Archaeological Theory Products

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The Trafficking of Artefacts and the Quest for Restitution

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Antagonistic Tolerance

    Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces

    By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique López-Hurtado, Milica Bakić-Hayden

     Antagonistic Tolerance examines patterns of coexistence and conflict amongst members of different religious communities, using multidisciplinary research to analyze groups who have peacefully intermingled for generations, and who may have developed aspects of syncretism in their religious…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Dynastic Colonialism

    Gender, Materiality and the Early Modern House of Orange-Nassau

    By Susan Broomhall, Jacqueline Van Gent

    Dynastic Colonialism analyses how women and men employed objects in particular places across the world during the early modern period in order to achieve the remarkable expansion of the House of Orange-Nassau. Susan Broomhall and Jacqueline Van Gent explore how the House emerged as a leading force…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Historical Racialized Toys in the United States

    By Christopher P. Barton, Kyle Somerville

    This book explores the history of children’s toys and games bearing racial stereotypes, and the role these objects played in the creation and maintenance of structures of racialism and racism in the United States, from approximately 1865 to the 1930s. This time period is one in which the creation…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Elements of Architecture

    Assembling archaeology, atmosphere and the performance of building spaces

    Edited by Mikkel Bille, Tim Flohr Sorensen

    Elements of Architecture explores new ways of engaging architecture in archaeology. It conceives of architecture both as the physical evidence of past societies and as existing beyond the physical environment, considering how people in the past have not just dwelled in buildings but have existed…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge
    Archaeological Orientations

  • Marking the Land

    Hunter-Gatherer Creation of Meaning in their Environment

    Edited by William A Lovis, Robert Whallon

    Marking the Land investigates how hunter-gatherers use physical landscape markers and environmental management to impose meaning on the spaces they occupy. The land is full of meaning for hunter-gatherers. Much of that meaning is inherent in natural phenomena, but some of it comes from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Chaplains to the Imprisoned

    Sharing Life with the Incarcerated

    By Richard D Shaw

    Chaplains to the Imprisoned begins to fill the information gap through its in-depth study of prison chaplains as seen by co-workers, inmates, and the chaplains themselves. They describe their roles, share difficulties which are encountered in their ministry, and personal methods for coping with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Ministry of Hospital Chaplains

    Patient Satisfaction

    By Marjorie A Lyon

    Evaluating the success of hospital chaplaincy has been a difficult task, but finally an effective approach has been developed. Ministry of Hospital Chaplains: Patient Satisfaction presents the Patient Satisfaction Instrument for Pastoral Care (PSI) which measures the quality and character of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Writing Materiality

    By Sabine Schuelting

    Addressing the Victorian obsession with the sordid materiality of modern life, this book studies dirt in nineteenth-century English literature and the Victorian cultural imagination. Dirt litters Victorian writing – industrial novels, literature about the city, slum fiction, bluebooks, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Archaeology’s Visual Culture

    Digging and Desire

    By Roger Balm

    Archaeology’s Visual Culture explores archaeology through the lens of visual culture theory. The insistent visuality of archaeology is a key stimulus for the imaginative and creative interpretation of our encounters with the past. Balm investigates the nature of this projection of the visual,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses: Biosocial Encounters examines some of the engagements or entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of the Immaterial

    By Victor Buchli

    An Archaeology of the Immaterial examines a highly significant but poorly understood aspect of material culture studies: the active rejection of the material world. Buchli argues that this is evident in a number of cultural projects, including anti-consumerism and asceticism, as well as other…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11
    Routledge

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